Bike to School Week: October 1 – 5, 2012

Hello Ross Road families,

Mark your calendars for Bike to School week!

Bike to School (or scooter or walk!) each day (Oct 1-5) and be counted in your class; the class with the most participants at the end of the week will win a Flying Wedge lunch!

  • Enter you name into a daily draw for anyone that rides (or gets to school without their car)
  • Live too far away??? – drive part way and then ride
  • Don’t own a bike??? – scooter, skateboard, walk and be included in your class count
  • Check out the schedule below for complete list of Ride to School activities or click here to download schedule in Word format


  • Ride Your Bike (daily prizes)
  • Ryan Leech – Trials of Life Presentation
    9-10am (intermediate students only)
    Ryan Leech is a professional trials bike rider; he does some amazing balance tricks on his bike and he speaks to students about decisions, success, obstacles, criticism, beliefs and potentials. Check him out:


  • Ride Your Bike (daily prizes)


  • Ride Your Bike (daily prizes)
  • Lynn Valley Bikes – Tire Changing  Skills
    11-12am (Grade 7’s)
    Lynn Valley Bikes owner Rick Loader will teach 30 of our Grade 7 students how to change a bike tire and how to perform a safety check on their bike when they are out on the trail


  • Ride Your Bike (daily prizes)
  • Escape Adventures – All classes will participate in stations throughout the day
    Escape Adventures will rotate students through two stations; one for helmet fit and road safety; the other is an obstacle course
    Don’t own a bike?? – bring your helmet and walk your way through the various stations


  • Ride Your Bike (daily prizes)

***Volunteers needed for Thursday’s Escape Adventures event.***  Please email Tammy Stothers ( ) if you can lend a hand for the day or part of a day.  All you need to do is help direct students!